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Aerobics can help hold off Alzheimer’s

Aerobics can help hold off Alzheimer’s

Stretching exercises may be highly touted as a means of increasing flexibility and warming up muscles prior to more strenuous physical exertion, but when it comes to increasing brain power, recent research has found that aerobic exercise can increase the volume of the brain. According to a report by Drs Susanne Craft, Ph.D. and Youngkyoo Jung, Ph.D. released by the …

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Helen Smith Bare bottom exercising comes to Britian

Bare bottom exercising comes to Britian

I once knew a man who thought so much of himself that if he could have kissed his own ass, he would have. Yet, I doubt that even he would have been interested in taking part in the new nude-exercise created by British personal trainer Helen Smith, 35, despite her assurances that she seeks to make everyone “feel comfortable.” And …

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Jillian Michaels's ongoing health concerns

Jillian Michaels’s ongoing health concerns

Although fitness trainer Jillian Michaels first realized she was “ bisexual when she was 18 (after being kissed by another girl), she admitted to Chris Azzopardi of Pride Source that she did not fully know she was “ gay until into my 20s.” She also credited Madonna’s “Justify My Love” video with helping her find her voice. “It was a …

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Deepening yoga practice one laugh at a time

Deepening yoga practice one laugh at a time

I have often told my kids (particularly when they become too demanding) that they need to take it back a couple of notches because “if mommy goes down, we all godown.” That same philosophy is shared by Tammy Peterson, founder, and director of Retreats Unlimited, who firmly believes that women need to take the time to care for themselves (not …

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Fall for fitness

8 Tips to Get Fit This Fall

Fall is here, cooler temperatures, shorter days, beautiful foliage, and tasty apple cider or hot chocolate . . . Aaah fall. Many Americans enjoy the fall season even so after the record hot, sweltering summer months. The one problem with the fall season is that we relax — relax with that cup of hot apple cider or hot chocolate, cuddling …

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Extreme exercise, anger bad mix for heart

Extreme exercise, anger bad mix for heart

People who are angry or frustrated often resort to strenuous physical activity to relieve their stress, whether it be vigorous house cleaning, an intense workout at the gym or even a long run through their neighborhoods. And while many of them say the activities help calm them down, a new study led by Population Health Research Institute at McMasters University …

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Fitness trackers found ineffectual for losing weight

Fitness trackers found ineffectual for losing weight

While keeping track of every step you take may be fun for some, recent studies have shown that using devices such as the Fitbit Zip Tracker has little (or no) effect on how much weight someone loses, nor will they help to improve health. “Knowing how active you don’t translate into getting people to do more,” stated study leader Eric …

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reduce belly fat

The best workouts to reduce your belly fat

So, you’ve made up your mind to embark upon a body-building program and get that body you dream of. Congrats! You’re already a champ for wanting to look better and, most importantly, feel better. Sports activities and regular exercising mean, first of all, improved health. Now, if you think of perfectly built muscles and you want to focus more on …

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midday workout

Energize your workday with midday workout

Not everyone has the kind of job that offers him or her an opportunity to break away from the daily grind for a midday workout. But if you can manage it, it cannot only be exhilarating, but boost productivity. For some it can mean heading for the nearest stairwell in their office building for a quick workout (provided it is …

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Master’s Hammer and Chisel Review | Does it Work?

The Master’s Hammer and Chisel is a workout program designed to help its users achieve a strong, sculpted physique in only 60 days. It’s created and presented by 2 accomplished fitness professionals, and it’s destined for both men and women. The claim that it can generate such fast results seems very bold, especially considering the presentation of the product on …

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